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College and Cancer: Navigating Resources and Possibilities

  • Tue, Aug 5, 2014
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Blum Resource Center, Yawkey Center, Floor 1
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  • Join us for a conversation about college and cancer with Michele Rosenthal, Associate Director, Colleges of the Fenway Consortium.  Michele will discuss strategies and resources for working with faculty, administrators and peers while undergoing treatment.  She will also discuss how to take time away, secure a reduced course load and reenter the college environment post treatment.  The session will provide an opportunity for you to meet other young adults and begin to navigate college and cancer together!

     

    Registration by July 31st is appreciated.  Call (617) 632-5570

    This is a complimentary program that is open to all.

  • Calendar: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

The Spirituality of Letting Go

  • Mon, Aug 11, 2014
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • 40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry
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  • We may want  to lay things down as we face a cancer diagnosis: anger, fear, bitterness, or guilt.  Is it possible to let them go? Let's explore this together.

    Presented by Connie Person, MA, DFCI Chaplain

     

    Please call 603-552-9134 to register, as space may be limited.

  • Calendar: Support Groups, Calendar

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August 2014
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Today - Friday, August 01, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
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Joslin Fellows Council Blood Drive
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02115
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule an appointment for this drive, please contact Jeff Jarvis at jbighorne@verizon.net.

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Sunrise Qigong (CLASS CANCELLED)
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies  

In this class, you will learn to stretch and strengthen your mind and body.  

Come relax, loosen and strengthen tired muscles, improve circulation, develop symmetry and balance and fine tune your mind/body skills.  

Program instructor, Ramel (Rami) Rones is on the leading edge of Mind-Body, Tai Chi and Qi Gong therapies for patients with cancer, fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic pain and other chronic conditions. He is an internationally known teacher, speaker and author of the best-selling Sunrise and Sunset Tai Chi books and DVDs.  

For adult patients, family members and caregivers.  

Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center  

at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu  


 

 You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.org/Zakim.  


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health (CLASS CANCELLED)
11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Saturday, August 02, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
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Sunday, August 03, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
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Monday, August 04, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
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Free skin cancer education and screening at area beaches(3)
12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Revere Beach, Revere, MA
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Committed to the communities we serve, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Blum Van will be visiting beaches across Massachusetts to provide free skin cancer education and screenings. A dermatologist will be on board to provide free full-body examinations and address any skin cancer related concerns. Participants will receive educational materials, sunscreen, key chains with energy beads that change color in response to UV rays, and Red Sox baseball caps.      


 

Screenings may be cancelled if there is rain.  Call 617-632-2614 for more information! 


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Sarcoma Support Group
12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Sarcoma Support Group
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Cancer to Health(6)
1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

Through this 8-session group, newly diagnosed cancer patients will learn:

 

  • Strategies to mange stress
  • Ways to lessen the impact of physical symptoms of cancer
  • Coping skills
Registration is required.  Please call Larisa Patacchiola at 617-632-3309.

 


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Thriving with Yoga - Londonderry
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Londonderry
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Presented in cooperation with YogaCaps, Inc.  Open to those with a current or past cancer diagnosis.  Beginners or people experienced in yoga are welcome.  Caregivers may also attend.

Call 603-670-0302 to register.


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Tuesday, August 05, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
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Ubicare Blood Drive
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
284 Amory Street, G-101, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule an appointment for this drive, please contact Kaitlin Erickson at Kaitlin@ubicare.com.
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College and Cancer: Navigating Resources and Possibilities
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Blum Resource Center, Yawkey Center, Floor 1
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

Join us for a conversation about college and cancer with Michele Rosenthal, Associate Director, Colleges of the Fenway Consortium.  Michele will discuss strategies and resources for working with faculty, administrators and peers while undergoing treatment.  She will also discuss how to take time away, secure a reduced course load and reenter the college environment post treatment.  The session will provide an opportunity for you to meet other young adults and begin to navigate college and cancer together!

 

Registration by July 31st is appreciated.  Call (617) 632-5570

This is a complimentary program that is open to all.


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Lymphoma Support Group
12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

Please join us in a monthly support group for people diagnosed with lymphoma. This is an opportunity to meet others, share experiences, comfort and support. Call-in options are available if you are unable to attend in person.

Facilitator: Kelly Drummond, MSW, LCSW

Registration is required. 

Please contact Kelly Drummond with questions or to register: 617-632-5963 or kellya_drummond@dfci.harvard.edu


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Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Support Group
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Smith Building 330
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar

Please join us for a monthly support group for people with GI cancers. This is an opportunity for you to:

  • Connect with others with a similar diagnosis
  • Share information and resources
  • Gain tools to help you manage the emotional impact of diagnosis and treatment

Facilitated by: Jane Bausch, LICSW 

 

Registration is required: Contact Jane Bausch at 617-632-3309


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health (CLASS CANCELLED)(2)
3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Sunset Qigong (CLASS CANCELLED)
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Smith Room 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Support Groups, Calendar
Fine tune your mind/body skills and create balance among them. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Living with Cancer Support Group(10)
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry, NH 03053
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar
Living with Cancer Support Group
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Wednesday, August 06, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
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New England Cable News Blood Drive
8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Copley Square Plaza, Boston, MA 02116
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule an appointment for this drive, please contact the Blood Drive Team at blooddonor@partners.org.
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Yoga at Dana-Farber (CLASS CANCELLED)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies 

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.

Registration required.  For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

 

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Breast Cancer Support Group-Milford(4)
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
20 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

An opportunity for women who would like to meet with others to explore ways to cope with their diagnosis and its effect on their lives through education and support.

Call Ann Sullivan at 508-488-3783 to register.

This program is free and refreshments will be provided.


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Yoga at Dana-Farber (CLASS CANCELLED)(2)
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.

Registration required.  For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

 

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Caring for the Caregiver-Milford(4)
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
20 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

This is a support group for those who have a loved one or friend with cancer. The program will provide practical information to support you in your role as a caregiver, as well as offer an opportunity to meet and gain support from others coping with similar issues.

Call Ann Sullivan, LICSW at 508-488-3783 to register.


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Thursday, August 07, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
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Mindfulness Meditation(3)
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

Elana Rosenbaum, LICSW is a leader in the clinical application of mindfulness meditation to cancer care 

Join us for some mindfulness-based stress reduction and breath awareness. 

Adult patients, family members and caregivers are welcome. 

Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center 

at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Post Allo-Bone Marrow Transplant Telephone Support Group
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Dial-in information provided at registration
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
This telephone support group provides a place for patients to share the impact of experiences, feelings and challenges associated with the post-transplant phase of treatment.  Registration is required. Please call Tammy Weitzman at 617-632-4353.
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Gynecologic and Breast Cancer Caregiver Support Group(2)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Call for details
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
For caregivers of inpatients with a gynecologic or breast cancer diagnosis.  Lunch is provided.  For more information, please call Bobbi Allison at 617-732-5670.
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Caregiver Support Group
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Support for caregivers and family members of cancer patients. Registration is required.  Please call Ruth Cope at 617-817-6280 for more information and to register.
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Post-Transplant Telephone Support Group
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Telephone
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

This  support group provides a place for patients currently 1-2 years post-allogenic stem-cell transplant to share the impact of experiences, feelings and challenges associated with the post-transplant phase of treatment.

Registration is required.  Please contact Tammy Weitzman, LICSW at 617-632-4353 to register.


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Friday, August 08, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
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Broad Institute Blood Drive
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
7 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule and appointment for this drive, please contact Lindsay Wetmore at lwetmore@broadinstitute.org.
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Sunrise Qigong (CLASS CANCELLED)(2)
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies  

In this class, you will learn to stretch and strengthen your mind and body.  

Come relax, loosen and strengthen tired muscles, improve circulation, develop symmetry and balance and fine tune your mind/body skills.  

Program instructor, Ramel (Rami) Rones is on the leading edge of Mind-Body, Tai Chi and Qi Gong therapies for patients with cancer, fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic pain and other chronic conditions. He is an internationally known teacher, speaker and author of the best-selling Sunrise and Sunset Tai Chi books and DVDs.  

For adult patients, family members and caregivers.  

Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center  

at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu  


 

 You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.org/Zakim.  


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health (CLASS CANCELLED)(3)
11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
Add to Calendar   
 

Saturday, August 09, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
Add to Calendar   
 

Sunday, August 10, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
Add to Calendar   
 

Monday, August 11, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
Add to Calendar   
 
Free skin cancer education and screening at area beaches(4)
11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Nahant Beach, Nahant, MA
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Committed to the communities we serve, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Blum Van will be visiting beaches across Massachusetts to provide free skin cancer education and screenings. A dermatologist will be on board to provide free full-body examinations and address any skin cancer related concerns. Participants will receive educational materials, sunscreen, key chains with energy beads that change color in response to UV rays, and Red Sox baseball caps.


 

Screenings may be cancelled if there is rain.  Call 617-632-2614 for more information!


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The Spirituality of Letting Go
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

We may want  to lay things down as we face a cancer diagnosis: anger, fear, bitterness, or guilt.  Is it possible to let them go? Let's explore this together.

Presented by Connie Person, MA, DFCI Chaplain

 

Please call 603-552-9134 to register, as space may be limited.


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Look Good...Feel Better- Weymouth(4)
2:00 PM-4:00 PM
101 Columbian Street, Weymouth
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
An American Cancer Society sponsored program for women.  Come have fun while you learn beauty tips to help you look and feel better while you're in treatment.  Class size is limited and registration is required.  PLease call 781-624-4793.
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Lung Cancer Support Group
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Patient Education, Calendar
Support group for patients being treated for lung cancer and their caregivers. Registration is required.  Please call Allison DiBiaso at 617-632-5153 for more information and to register.
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Living with Lung Cancer(2)
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Smith Building 330
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar
Living with Lung Cancer
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Inflammatory Breast Cancer Support Group(2)
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Smith Building 335
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar

This support group provides a safe, supportive environment to share experiences and build relationships with others with inflammatory breast cancer.

 

The goal is to offer an opportunity to establish a peer network to:

  • Reduce isolation associated with having a rare, serious illness
  • Improve coping mechanisms
  • Share emotions

 

Facilitated by: Julie Salinger, LICSW  

For more information, please call 617-582-8081 or email JulieL_Salinger@dfci.harvard.edu 

 

 


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Thriving with Yoga - Londonderry
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Londonderry
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Presented in cooperation with YogaCaps, Inc.  Open to those with a current or past cancer diagnosis.  Beginners or people experienced in yoga are welcome.  Caregivers may also attend.

Call 603-670-0302 to register.


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Tuesday, August 12, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
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Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(21)
9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Brockton Neighborhood Health Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston.  To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Circle of Life
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar

Support group in Spanish for women with cancer. This group is for Spanish speaking women in active treatment for cancer and for cancer survivors to share their experiences.

 

Group Facilitator: Rachel Allende, LICSW 

 

If you plan to join us, please call Rachel Allende: 617-582-7339


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Circulo De Vida: Support Group in Spanish for Women with Cancer
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Support for Spanish-speaking women with any cancer diagnosis.  Registration is required.  Please call Rachel Allende at 617-582-7339 for more information and to register.
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Tai Chi for Optimal Health (CLASS CANCELLED)(4)
3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Sunset Qigong (CLASS CANCELLED)(2)
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Smith Room 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Support Groups, Calendar
Fine tune your mind/body skills and create balance among them. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(22)
9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Joseph Smith Community Health Center - Allston
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston.  To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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New England Patriots Training Camp Blood Drive(2)
12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Gillette Stadium Fan Zone, 1 Patriot Place, Foxboro, MA 02035
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule an appointment for this drive, please contact the Blood Drive Team at blooddonor@partners.org.
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Yoga at Dana-Farber (CLASS CANCELLED)(3)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies 

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.

Registration required.  For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

 

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Coping with Cancer Support Group-Milford(3)
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
20 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

A support group for men and women living with cancer. Discuss ways to cope with fear and anxiety and share hope and meaning with others facing similar challenges.

Call Ann Sullican, LICSW at 508-488-3783 for more information.

Registration is not required and family members are welcome.


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Yoga at Dana-Farber (CLASS CANCELLED)(4)
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.

Registration required.  For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

 

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Multiple Myeloma Patient & Caregiver Education and Discussion Group
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Yawkey 306 & 307
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar
Multiple Myeloma Patient & Caregiver Education and Discussion Group
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Prostate Cancer Support Group
5:30 PM-7:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 308 & 309
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
The Prostate Health Education Network focuses on the needs of Black men diagnosed with prostate cancer. For more information please call Athene Wilson-Glover at 617-632-4860.
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Prostate Cancer Support Group-Weymouth(2)
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
101 Columbian Street, Weymouth
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
This is an opportunity for men with prostate cancer to share experiences, information and resources.  Facilitated by: Michael Gutierrez, Clinical Social Worker.   Please call 781-624-4793 for more information.
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Thursday, August 14, 2014


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(23)
9:00 AM-5:30 PM
MGH Charlestown HealthCare Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston.  To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Free skin cancer education and screening at area beaches(5)
11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Carson Beach, South Boston
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Committed to the communities we serve, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Blum Van will be visiting beaches across Massachusetts to provide free skin cancer education and screenings. A dermatologist will be on board to provide free full-body examinations and address any skin cancer related concerns. Participants will receive educational materials, sunscreen, key chains with energy beads that change color in response to UV rays, and Red Sox baseball caps.      


 

Screenings may be cancelled if there is rain.  Call 617-632-2614 for more information! 


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Mindfulness Meditation (CLASS CANCELLED)
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

Elana Rosenbaum, LICSW is a leader in the clinical application of mindfulness meditation to cancer care 

Join us for some mindfulness-based stress reduction and breath awareness. 

Adult patients, family members and caregivers are welcome. 

Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center 

at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu

 

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Gynecologic and Breast Cancer Caregiver Support Group(2)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Call for details
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
For caregivers of inpatients with a gynecologic or breast cancer diagnosis.  Lunch is provided.  For more information, please call Bobbi Allison at 617-732-5670.
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Friday, August 15, 2014


Sunrise Qigong (CLASS CANCELLED)(3)
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies  

In this class, you will learn to stretch and strengthen your mind and body.  

Come relax, loosen and strengthen tired muscles, improve circulation, develop symmetry and balance and fine tune your mind/body skills.  

Program instructor, Ramel (Rami) Rones is on the leading edge of Mind-Body, Tai Chi and Qi Gong therapies for patients with cancer, fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic pain and other chronic conditions. He is an internationally known teacher, speaker and author of the best-selling Sunrise and Sunset Tai Chi books and DVDs.  

For adult patients, family members and caregivers.  

Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center  

at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu  


 

 You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.org/Zakim.  


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health (CLASS CANCELLED)(5)
11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Saturday, August 16, 2014


Quincy Elks Lodge 943 Blood Drive
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
254 Quarry Street, Quincy, MA 02169
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule an appointment for this drive, please contact Frank Bertone at franko12804@yahoo.com.
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Monday, August 18, 2014


Thriving with Yoga - Londonderry
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Londonderry
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Presented in cooperation with YogaCaps, Inc.  Open to those with a current or past cancer diagnosis.  Beginners or people experienced in yoga are welcome.  Caregivers may also attend.

Call 603-670-0302 to register.


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Tuesday, August 19, 2014


Free skin cancer education and screening at area beaches(6)
11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Carson Beach, South Boston
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Committed to the communities we serve, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Blum Van will be visiting beaches across Massachusetts to provide free skin cancer education and screenings. A dermatologist will be on board to provide free full-body examinations and address any skin cancer related concerns. Participants will receive educational materials, sunscreen, key chains with energy beads that change color in response to UV rays, and Red Sox baseball caps.      


 

Screenings may be cancelled if there is rain.  Call 617-632-2614 for more information! 


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health
3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Sunset Qigong
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Smith Room 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Support Groups, Calendar
Fine tune your mind/body skills and create balance among them. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014


Arbella Insurance Group Blood Drive
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
1100 Crown Colony Drive, Quincy, MA 02169
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule an appointment for this drive, please contact Melissa Nichols Gilbert at melissa.nichols@arbella.com.
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Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(24)
9:00 AM-5:30 PM
The Dimock Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston.  To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Yoga at Dana-Farber
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.

Registration required.  For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Yoga at Dana-Farber(2)
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.

Registration required.  For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Young Adults with Cancer Support Group(6)
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Yawkey 306
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar

For patients in their 20's and 30's who are in treatment or recently completed treatment.

 

This support group offers young adults a chance to talk with others who share a similar cancer experience.

This support group is free of charge and open to the public; you do not need to be a Dana-Farber patient to attend.

 

Registration is required. Contact Bruce MacDonald, LICSW at (617) 632-5657 or bmacdonal1@partners.org 


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Thursday, August 21, 2014


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(25)
9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Bowdoin Street Health Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston.  To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Mindfulness Meditation (CLASS CANCELLED)(2)
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

Elana Rosenbaum, LICSW is a leader in the clinical application of mindfulness meditation to cancer care 

Join us for some mindfulness-based stress reduction and breath awareness. 

Adult patients, family members and caregivers are welcome. 

Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center 

at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu

 

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Gynecologic and Breast Cancer Caregiver Support Group(2)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Call for details
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
For caregivers of inpatients with a gynecologic or breast cancer diagnosis.  Lunch is provided.  For more information, please call Bobbi Allison at 617-732-5670.
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Post-Transplant Telephone Support Group(2)
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Telephone
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

This  support group provides a place for patients currently 1-2 years post-allogenic stem-cell transplant to share the impact of experiences, feelings and challenges associated with the post-transplant phase of treatment.

Registration is required.  Please contact Tammy Weitzman, LICSW at 617-632-4353 to register.


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Friday, August 22, 2014


Sunrise Qigong
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies  

In this class, you will learn to stretch and strengthen your mind and body.  

Come relax, loosen and strengthen tired muscles, improve circulation, develop symmetry and balance and fine tune your mind/body skills.  

Program instructor, Ramel (Rami) Rones is on the leading edge of Mind-Body, Tai Chi and Qi Gong therapies for patients with cancer, fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic pain and other chronic conditions. He is an internationally known teacher, speaker and author of the best-selling Sunrise and Sunset Tai Chi books and DVDs.  

For adult patients, family members and caregivers.  

Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center  

at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu  


 

 You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.org/Zakim.  


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health(2)
11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Saturday, August 23, 2014


Saint Ann by the Sea Parish Blood Drive
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
591 Ocean Street, Marshfield, MA 02050
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule an appointment for this drive, please contact Catherine Rein at ccrein@aol.com.
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Monday, August 25, 2014


Museum of Fine Arts “Artful Healing Program”
12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Blum Resource Center
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

 Presented by Leonard  P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies: 

 

 Join us for an inspiring workshop by experienced art educators from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  The workshop gives participants an opportunity to “explore” the MFA through viewing a slide show of a collection of MFA pieces and then participating in a hands-on activity related to what you have seen. Workshops will take place in the Creative Arts Studio, located inside the Blum Resource Center.  Open to DFCI patients, friends and family members.  All materials provided at no cost.  Please contact the Zakim Center to register 617-632-3322/Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu. 


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Brain Tumor Support Group(5)
1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Support for brain tumor patients and their caregivers. Facilitated by Debra Lafrankie and Nancy Tharler.  Registration is required.  Please call 617-582-7576 for more information and to register.
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Thriving with Yoga - Londonderry
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Londonderry
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Presented in cooperation with YogaCaps, Inc.  Open to those with a current or past cancer diagnosis.  Beginners or people experienced in yoga are welcome.  Caregivers may also attend.

Call 603-670-0302 to register.


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Tuesday, August 26, 2014


Post Allo-Bone Marrow Transplant Telephone Support Group(2)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Dial-in information provided at registration
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
This telephone support group provides a place for patients to share the impact of experiences, feelings and challenges associated with the post-transplant phase of treatment.  Registration is required. Please call Tammy Weitzman at 617-632-4353.
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Bereavement Seminar: When Grief is New
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

A seminar for adults whose loved ones were patients of DF/BWCC or any Dana-Farber affiliated satellite clinics.  Facilitated by Sue Morris.

Registration is required.  Please call 617-632-2490 for more information and to register.


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health
3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Sunset Qigong
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Smith Room 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Support Groups, Calendar
Fine tune your mind/body skills and create balance among them. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Melanoma Support Group(6)
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Smith 330
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar

This group offers you can opportunity to develop a peer network of shared understanding and support in a setting where you can discuss;

  • Thought, concerns, experiences
  • Communicating with family, friends , co-workers
  • Ways of Coping

Pre-registration is required: To register or for more info: Contact Nancy Bailey at 617-632-3599

 

Deaconess Medical Center. Call Frank McCaffrey 617 667-3525


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Wednesday, August 27, 2014


GIM Discussion Group-Milford
2:00 AM-3:00 PM
20 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

Patients with upper gastrointestinal malignancies are invited to join in a discussion of common challenges during treatment and survivorship.  Family members are welcome.

Please call Ann Sullivan, LICSW at 508-488-3783 for more information and to register.


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Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(33)
9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Joseph Smith Community Health Center - Waltham
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston.  To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Yoga at Dana-Farber
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.

Registration required.  For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Coping with Cancer Support Group-Milford(4)
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
20 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

A support group for men and women living with cancer. Discuss ways to cope with fear and anxiety and share hope and meaning with others facing similar challenges.

Call Ann Sullican, LICSW at 508-488-3783 for more information.

Registration is not required and family members are welcome. 


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Yoga at Dana-Farber(2)
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.

Registration required.  For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Thursday, August 28, 2014


Mindfulness Meditation (CLASS CANCELLED)(3)
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

Elana Rosenbaum, LICSW is a leader in the clinical application of mindfulness meditation to cancer care 

Join us for some mindfulness-based stress reduction and breath awareness. 

Adult patients, family members and caregivers are welcome. 

Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center 

at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu

 

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Gynecologic and Breast Cancer Caregiver Support Group(2)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Call for details
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
For caregivers of inpatients with a gynecologic or breast cancer diagnosis.  Lunch is provided.  For more information, please call Bobbi Allison at 617-732-5670.
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Friday, August 29, 2014


Sunrise Qigong
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies  

In this class, you will learn to stretch and strengthen your mind and body.  

Come relax, loosen and strengthen tired muscles, improve circulation, develop symmetry and balance and fine tune your mind/body skills.  

Program instructor, Ramel (Rami) Rones is on the leading edge of Mind-Body, Tai Chi and Qi Gong therapies for patients with cancer, fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic pain and other chronic conditions. He is an internationally known teacher, speaker and author of the best-selling Sunrise and Sunset Tai Chi books and DVDs.  

For adult patients, family members and caregivers.  

Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center  

at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu  


 

 You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.org/Zakim.  


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health(2)
11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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